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Emma In a Top Hat

I’ve been painting up a storm over the last few weeks, and this one is probably my favorite of them all…possibly my favorite portrait of the year. Emma In a Top Hat – 11 x 14 inch acrylic painting on Ampersand Gessobord (SOLD, thank you!) I have been taking Julie Johnson’s online class, Painterly Portraits,…

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Colorful Oval Pendants

I had so much fun making square pendants with my art, I had to try the oval pendants too! These six have shiny silver bezels and petite rolo chains that are included. These are some of my favorite paintings. Many of the original paintings have been sold or given as gifts, so it is wonderful…

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Tea with Vincent

I am at it again, painting tea bags, and portraits, and adding things to my online art shop. This one is one of my all time favorite tea bag portraits, and I have been hanging on to it for a little while, because I love it so much. If you have been to my blog…

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And that makes 200

200 what?   Two hundred individual items are now listed in my Etsy shop! From original paintings, to pen sketched prints, to art necklaces, to painted tea bags…there is a huge variety of art goodies now in my shop! It has been SO much fun filling it with my favorite things!   Today, I listed…

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Bleu et Blanc

Bleu et Blanc I am studying portraits again, and this time, I am enjoying the capturing of values, lights and darks, shadows and highlights, with a minimum amount of color. Only two here…blue and white. Or shall we say, Bleu et Blanc? This is an 8 x 10 inch acrylic portrait on Ampersand gessobord. I…

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Woman With the Red Shawl

It’s not often that I participate in the DailyPaintworks.com auction, but I am doing it with my new painting, Woman With The Red Shawl. This is a 9 x 12 inch acrylic painting, on Ampersand Gessobord. She is one of my favorite portraits. I used one of my favorite color combinations, rich red and deep green. And I…

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More Art Necklaces

I’m excited to share more art necklaces with you today! I worked most of the day trying to get good photos, but the reflection of the glass makes for some tricky photography! I had so much fun assembling these necklaces though, and I am thrilled with how they turned out. I hope you love them…